A (found animated short; 1965)

A (1965)
Poster for the film.
Poster for the film.
Status Found
Date found 27 Mar 2016
Found by Namfooodle

A was an animated short film created by Jan Lenica in 1965. It was about a writer literally being tormented by the letter "A". Just when he thinks he has gotten rid of it, a "B" shows up and continues to torture the writer. Lenica described it as follows: "It is a very simple film, with only one man and one letter in one set design. It is about a conflict between the man and the letter."

For a long time, the film was believed to be lost, as it was not released on any home media nor uploaded online and only two prints were known to exist. However, on March 27th, 2016, the short was uploaded by YouTuber "Namfoodle" via an episode of a 1973 show named Screening Room. The short can be viewed below.

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LoserAtFinding

18 months ago
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It appears to have been found. Quite recently in fact. https://www....=ep0Bf7up9Rs
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Anonymous user #1

14 months ago
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The fact that we live in an age where people can upload this lost content to Youtube anonymously is astounding. Almost spooky.
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Anonymous user #2

12 months ago
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The fact that in this day and age where technology is at its highest yet things like the possible Powerpuff 2016 Pitch Pilot (which may have the original VAs) makes things weird allround.
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SilverTheGamer

11 months ago
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I'm polish and i understand the poster. I can't see the small writing on the top left but it's saying "A compilation of Polish experimental animation"
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Anonymous user #3

2 months ago
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A
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Ryanskii

2 months ago
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a
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Anonymous user #3

2 months ago
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A
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Anonymous user #4

1 months ago
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K
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SADLAD84

1 months ago
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A

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